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Author Guidelines

A decision was made to cease publication of this journal. It is not known whether the journal will resume publication in a different format. You are welcome to submit your manuscript. If the journal resumes publication, the editorial staff will contact you to see if you still want it to be published in the journal.

Please feel free to submit your manuscript to another journal of your choice.

The abbreviated instructions to authors is available online. In addition, read the Instructions to Authors for Submitting Manuscripts for the Online Journal Systems software which JIMA uses. This document is an excerpt from the Online Journal Software User Guide.

 

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. A decision was made to cease publication of this journal. It is not known whether the journal will resume publication in a different format. You are welcome to submit your manuscript. If the journal resumes publication, the editorial staff will contact you to see if you still want it to be published in the journal.

  2. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  3. The submission file is in Microsoft Word or RTF document file format.
  4. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  5. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
 

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:


  1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.

  2. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.

  3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).

 

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